Weekends in October 

  • Sorry, the Mardi Gras lift is not open for lift rides on Sunday, October 17. Spruce Lake chair is open on Sunday, October 17 and will be open weekends through Oct. 31, weather permitting.
  • Spruce Lake will operate from 11:00 to 4:30, weather permitting. $10 per person, kids 6 and under are free. We highly recommend prepurchasing tickets, especially for Columbus Day Weekend. Please note: dogs, backpacks or bags are not permitted on the lift.

Prepurchase Chairlift Ride Tickets 

  • Guess the weight of the giant pumpkin at the bottom of Mardi Gras. Weekly winners of $20 Holiday Valley gift card!
  • Sky High Adventure Park is open on weekends through October 31 including the Aerial Park, Mountain Coaster, Climbing Forest, Gem Mining and e-bike rentals.
  • Hike the miles and miles of trails at Holiday Valley...or try our Geocaching treasure hunt
  • Explore the 32 miles of WNYMBA Mountain Biking trails on the state land behind Holiday Valley. A detailed topographical map is available at the Inn at Holiday Valley front desk, $10 to support WNYMBA.
  • The 18 hole Double Black Diamond Golf Course is truly spectacular in the fall.
  • Golf Shop and Mountain Shop will have "Bargains Beyond Belief" at the Sidewalk Sales, slopeside of the main Lodge. Hours are 11:30 to 4PM on Saturday, October 2.
  • American Hawkeye Birds of Prey plans to have birds on display/flying at the top of Spruce on Oct. 9-10 and Oct. 16-17, weather permitting.
  • The Inn, Tamarack and Rental Management Properties have great prices for lodging all through the fall.